RoyseAnn Day
RoyseAnn Day
Height: 5-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.
High School: Tates Creek Senior HS

FIRST YEAR (2018): Made her collegiate debut at the Chick-Fil-A Cross Country Meet hosted by Catawba (Sept. 1), coming through with a time of 30:29.30 as she finished 67th … returned to the course at the Maryville Invitational (Sept. 29), finishing 67th after a time of 34:58.9 … came through with a 41st-place finish at the Hagan Stone XC Classic (Oct. 6), following a time of 29:59.34 … closed out the regular season slate at the Livingstone XC Invitational (Oct. 18), placing 10th in a time of 28:17.00 … capped off the season at the USA South Conference Championship (Oct. 26), finishing 75th with a time of 32:26.8.

PREP: Graduated from Tates Creek High School … a two-sport athlete that took part in both softball and cross country … played one season (2014) in softball under head coach John Groft … competed three softball seasons (2016-18) under the direction of head coach Gary Preece … took part in cross country in 2017, competing for head coach Charlie Adams … captured the cross country state team championship in 2017 as an alternate … instrumental in softball team finishing as district runner-up in 2017 … closed out her freshman season (2015) as softball Freshman Team Player of the Year and was named as softball District All-Academic Team … ended sophomore slate with softball 110% Award and softball District All-Academic Team … wrapped up junior season (2017) as softball Teammate of the Year Award winner as well as a spot on softball District All-Academic Team … closed out softball career as Leadership Award winner, District All-Academic Team recipient, the Kim Schriefer Award winner as well as the US Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award … played two seasons of Club Softball (2015-16), earning Lexington Riot-Summer Finale Tournament Champions (2015) under Ashley Gates and was All-American Showcase runner-up in 2016.

PERSONAL: RoyseAnn Catherine Day … daughter of Tracy and David Day … born August 20, 1999 … has one sibling, David … member of Beta Club, National Honor Society, Book Club … took part in Governor’s Scholars Program and NaviGo Scholars Program … served as a Peer Tutor … earned a number of academic honors as a freshman including Outstanding Architecture Student, Outstanding Geometry Student, Outstanding Health Student, Outstanding Chinese 2 Student and Pre-International Baccalaureate Student of the Year … took part in the NaviGo Scholars Program as a sophomore … capped off her junior year by being named International Baccalaureate Program Junior of the Year and was part of Youth Salute … was International Baccalaureate Diploma recipient as a senior … distinguished as International Baccalaureate Chinese and with SL Award as a senior.